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GERMANY:

Detektiv Sherlock Holmes und seine weltberühmten Abenteuer [”Detective Sherlock Holmes, His World-Famous Adventures”]. Published by Verlagshaus für Volksliteratur und Kunst in Berlin 1907-1911. Edited by F. Butsch. Cover illustrations by Alfred Roloff. 32 pages. 11 booklets (1-11). Series renamed for legal reasons to:

Aus den Geheimakten des Welt-Detektivs. Kriminal-Wochenschrift [”From the Secret Files of World-Detective. The Criminal Weekly”]. Published by Verlagshaus für Volksliteratur und Kunst in Berlin 1907-1911 (17.1.1907-8.6.1911). Edited by F. Butsch. Cover illustrations by Alfred Roloff. 32 p. 219 issues (12-230). Series was appearently continually reprinted to provide news-agents complete stock of back-issues.

Detektiv Sherlock Holmes und seine weldberühmten Abenteuer 9. Band - Lady mit den Kanarien-Briljant
Aus Geheimakten des Welt-Detektivs 9. Band - Lady mit den Kanarien-Briljant
Aus Geheimakten des Welt-Detektivs No. 94 - Die Rache des Brahminen
Aus Geheimakten des Welt-Detektivs. Kriminal-Wochenschrift No. 171 - Heinrich Wagners Verzweiflungskampf mit den Löwen

Some of the "goriest" covers drawn by artist Alfred Roloff did cause media publicity in German newspapers and for excample cover of issue 42 was tuned down in reprint version by removing women hanging from meat-hooks on the wall.

Aus Geheimakten des Welt-Detektivs 42 -
Der Mädchenmörder von Boston

Salon-ausgabe

Der Welt-Detektiv. Salon-Ausgabe [”The World-Detective. Salon Edition”] was published by Verlagshaus für Volksliteratur und Kunst in Berlin 1909->. Edited by F. Butsch. 96 s. 15 issues. Reprints from AGWD starting from nro 108. Appearently 3 stories per issue?[Universal Sherlock Holmes].

Whole series was reprinted as Aus den Geheimakten des Welt-detektivs. Kriminal-Wochenschrift [”From the Secret Files of the World-Detective. The Criminal Weekly-magazine”] by Gustav Müller & Co., under the licence from original publisher, in Berlin 1912->1914?. Issues 1-230.

Der Welt-Detektiv

Der Welt-Detectiv [”The World-Detective”] was a new series greated by by Verlagshaus für Volksliteratur und Kunst in Berlin 1929-1930. 62 issues. Price 20 Pfennig. Completelynew stories with a new sidekick for Sherlock Holmes: Johnny Butson.

Der Welt-Detektiv.
Nr. 11. Johnson, der Borerkönig.
Verlaghaus für Folkliteratur und Kunst G.m.b.H, ????
Reprint. Hobby-Nostalgie-Drück / K. Ganzbiller, 2006.
Der Welt-Detektiv.
Nr. 13. Die unsichtbare Geheimpost.
Verlaghaus für Folkliteratur und Kunst G.m.b.H, ????
Reprint. Hobby-Nostalgie-Drück / K. Ganzbiller, 2006.

Harry Taxon und Sein Meister [”Harry Taxon and his Master”] by Verlagshaus für Volksliteratur und Kunst in Berlin. Issues 1-97. 1909-1911(probaly erranous date; correct most likely: 1919-1925?; mindestens 1930 / 1925-1929. No exact data found for date of publishing. Reprints from AGWD #133 forward. Bluetoned cover illustrations by Alfred Roloff. Oktavo. 64-96 s. Price à 20 Pf. 97 issues.
The typography of Harry Taxon und sein Meister -series
resembles very much Lord Lister -series reprinted by
Neues Verlaghaus für Volksliteratur und Kust G.m.b.H in 1920´s.

Lord Lister Genantt Raffles, Der Grosse Unbekannte
(1932-1935)

Lord Lister Genantt Raffles, Der Grosse Unbekannte.
Band 1. Der Gentleman-Dieb.
Neues Verlaghaus für Folkliteratur und Kunst G.m.b.H, [1932].
Reprint. Hobby-Nostalgie-Drück / K. Ganzbiller.
Lord Lister Genantt Raffles, Der Grosse Unbekannte.
Band 2. Die Strafe des Juwelenhändlers.
Neues Verlaghaus für Folkliteratur und Kunst G.m.b.H, [1932].
Reprint. Hobby-Nostalgie-Drück / K. Ganzbiller.


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